Taxon profile


Blacktongue Unicorn
Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Acanthuridae - surgeonfishes and unicornfishes »  genus Naso

Scientific synonyms

Naseus vomer Klunzinger, 1871
Naso thorpei Smith, 1966
Naso vomer (Klunzinger, 1871)
Priodon hexacanthus Bleeker, 1855

Other names

= Blacktongue Unicornfish
= Blacktounge Unicornfish
= Kala
= Nohorn Unicorn

Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1263]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/17304]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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